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a look at what happened in louisiana yesterday. a sinkhole swallowed trees and drained the water right out of the bayou. jazeera america. >> i'm kim bondy, growing up in news the interesting thing will be >>> and take a look at what [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. content while setting new standards in journalism. >> a new voice of journalism in the u.s., al jazeera america. america. >> we tell the human store ri from around the block, across how much weight that gets in happened in louisiana yesterday. how much weight that gets in happened in louisiana yesterday. >>> now we tourn a school shooting near atlanta. authorities have released the tape of a 911 call made during the shooting on tuesday. on the tape a school bookkeeper talks to the man accused of opening fire. you can hear her giving the operator
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in a bank in louisiana. >>> first, though, late new word on the intercepted al qaeda messages that sparked the closings of 19 emba sis around the world. a source telling cnn's barbara starr that u.s. code breakers recognized a number of specific words that signalled the attack. three intercepts got their attention. the first was from the leader of the al qaeda in the arabian peninsula group. the second said to be a response from al qaeda leader iman al zawhira. a u.s. official declined to discuss specific code words, but told cnn "there was a sense of imminence, a sense of the overall area at risk and the known actors." there was this, officials said, of great concern. u.s. drones launched a series of attacks on al qaeda, including one over the weekend in yemen, which killed four suspected al qaeda operatives associated with the embassy closings. u.s. officials are not comments on that. fran townsend joins us now. fran serves on the cia and homeland security externaled a vitzry boards. also is peter bergen and on the phone, former fbi official phillip mudd. fran, what are you hearing? >> l
the winners. >>> all right. michael, thank you very much. >>> a small community deep in louisiana's cajan community is being swallowed by a sinkhole. >> bayou corn is truly a paradise. >> reporter: one year ago the people here began to sense something was wrong. >> you could not walk outside. >> reporter: the smell of natural gas and crude oil was swirling around. the ground was trembling. and it was may 30, 2012, that dennis and wife floeting down the bayou noticed these bubbles coming straight up out of the water. natural gas, and then to the left, 50 feet, down this bio, a sinkhole was forming. what used to be a beautiful marsh was now being sucked into the earth. >> trees were bobbing and then they would just sink. >> reporter: state and federal regulators arrived. assumption parish ordered the evacuation of the residents while officials tried to figure out what was happening. >> to our knowledge this has never happened anywhere in the world. >> houston based texas brian, louisiana says, is responsible. extracting and drilling for salt say they caused the collapse of the earth. and ac
playing out in a bank in louisiana. bring you the latest on that in a few minutes. >>> first, though, late new word on the intercepted al qaeda messages that sparked the closings of 19 embassies around the world. a source telling cnn's barbara starr that u.s. code breakers recognized a number of specific words that he believe signaled the potentially imminent attack. three intercepts got their attention. the first was from nasir al wuhayshi. the leader of the al qaeda in the arabian peninsula group. the second said to be a response from al qaeda leader ayman al zawahiri. a u.s. official declined to discuss specific code words, but told cnn "there was a sense of imminence, a sense of the overall area at risk and the known actors." there was this, officials said, of great concern. we also now know in addition to the embassy closings, u.s. drones launched a series of attacks on al qaeda, including one over the weekend in yemen, which abc news is reporting killed four suspected al qaeda operatives associated with the embassy closings. u.s. officials are not commenting on that. fran townsend jo
water monster lurking in the louisiana bay bayou. we're kicking off shark week here on "gma" just when you thought it was safe to get in the water. >>> hey, good morning, everybody. we've also got breaking sports news about the fate of superstar alex rodriguez. our colleagues over at espn are reporting that major league baseball will suspend a-rod tomorrow. it's not a lifetime ban, but it is big and ron will have the details on that coming up. >> the league's highest paid player was determined he was coming back to the yankees. >>> also, this is a day of high anxiety for americans in nearly two dozen countries where u.s. embassies completely shut down as a result of a new and credible terror threat from al qaeda. a full report coming up. >>> homeland security also taking steps here in the u.s., as well, this morning. >>> also this morning, we've all seen the famous pictures of the running of the bulls, the am spectacle in pamplona, spain. now, this pageant is coming to the united states and surprisingly not everybody is celebrating. we'll tell you about that. >> yes. >> but we begin wi
of the house and a grand lady from louisiana, ms. lindy boggs. they was a pioneer and trail blazer for the state of louisiana. she served louisiana's second congressional district following the death of her husband, h lambings e boggs. she was the first woman to represent the state of louisiana in congress and founder of the congresswoman's caucus. mr. scalise: in tribute to her service as a pioneer for women, the congressional women's reading room is rightfully named in her honor down the hall. she was the first woman and only louisiana ambassador to the holy see in the tenure of pope john paul ii. lindy effortlessly balanced her role as a respected leader and loving mother. she loved her city of new orleans, in fact, lived on bourbon street for many of her later years in new orleans. she loved her beloved tulane university and in fact, just recently, she and her daughter cokie participated in a benefit for tulane university in new orleans. she's somebody who will be dearly missed and somebody who we are honored to have, to be able to call a former colleague of ours here in the ho
's your policy? >>> so really bizarre case in louisiana. police say they cannot charge an 8-year-old boy for who they say shot and killed a 90-year-old woman on thursday. police say the woman was his caregiver and the boy just finished playing violent game grand theft army iv that was before the shooting. faith joining me now. the boy was taken into custody and later relieveased to his parents. this 8-year-old kid it's not under question that he pulled the trigger and took this 90-year-old's life. but what does the law say? >> investigators believe he did so intentionally. the law in louisiana says if you're 10 or younger you cannot be held criminally responsible. he c the parents are ordered to go to court this morning and the case has been reported to the department of children and family services. they are now going to look into it and try to address whatever behavioral issues may be at issue here. in terms of criminal responsibility, it's always a question how do you handle children who intentionally kill. our criminal justice system in louisiana does not address that and other state
found that louisiana republicans appear confused about the aftermath of hurricane katrina which was in 2005. the poll asked who do you think was more responsible for the poor response. george w. bush or barack obama. 28% of the republicans said former president george w. bush who was in office at the time. but 29%, 1% more, said that president obama was responsible even notice he didn't take office for four more years. and 44% said they aren't sure who to blame. >>> well, dick cheney's daughter, liz, who is running for senate in wyoming, had to pay $220 fine for making a fault statement on an application for a fishing license about how long she lived in the state. she says it was all a misunderstanding. >>> and a new jersey corn maze gets political to draw attention. a farmer created a corn maze showing images of chris christie and barbara quinn, both candidate for governor. and that is your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> it's been five decades since martin luther king jr. gave his legendary speech. starting this week, people from all over will gather to celebrate. meli
of louisiana republicans are pointing the finger at, wait for it, president obama. >>> and, 32 days, 18 accusers and one very pitiful fall from office. san diego mayor bob filner strikes a deal. "newsroom" is back after a break. ♪ ♪ he's a 20-year-straight, get to work on time ♪ ♪ ♪ he's loved one woman for all his life ♪ ♪ ♪ everybody knows he ain't just tough ♪ ♪ he's strong [ male announcer ] the all-new 2014 chevy silverado. strong for all the roads ahead. [ male announcer ] a family that vacations together, sunscreens together. find a hilton everywhere you want to go with rates as low as $109 per night. book now at hilton.com/getaway. . it is clear this morning that hannah anderson does not want to be seen as a victim. the teenager kidnapped by a family friend who murdered her mother and brother decided to go public on nbc's "today" show anderson said she's not a victim, she's a survivor and talked publicly about ethan and her mom for the very first time. >> he had a really big heart and she was strong hearted and very tough. she knew how to handle things. >> ha
though. first, exactly 8 years ago today, hurricane katrina made landfall over louisiana. the start of that deadly disaster that forever changed the gulf coast. >> rolling? >> yeah. leave.emely hard to your whole life is here and your whole world. it's hard to decide what's important or value. >> harris: it hit that day but took days before we learned the truex tent. the storm killed 1800 people. damaged or destroyed more than a quarter million homes. thousands of americans took refuge at the superdome in new orleans. remember these pictures? punishing heat. 8 years later the rebuilding is far from over. but today people in new orleans hard-hit lower ninth ward got together to remember the life-changing storm and to say a prayer for their community. in a statement the governor of louisiana bobby jindal said hurricane katrina was a terrible and devastating storm that wrought us to our knees but it didn't shake our resolve. we are with you, louisiana. we'll be right back. i'd be sitting there with my friends who had their verizon phones and i'd be sitting there like "mine's still load
out for. as the system passes cooler air lr spilling in. stays really hot through texas and louisiana. towards the west dry and windy and fairly warm. 29 degrees in seattle. meanwhile we have 38 in houston. going to feel a lot hotter than that with humidity. think about the temperatures in the mid to upper 40s. and into europe we go. dry conditions now for the british isles but we have pretty severe storms. from iberia towards finland, very unstable here on the other side of the jet stream. we are seeing temperatures cooling down, as well, as the storms proceed further into central europe. the heat builds towards the southeast. take a look at vienna. 35 in warsaw. you can see the divide where we have the pretty immediate cool down on the other side of the jet stream. 26 degrees in berlin. 25 in paris. let's see how other cities in central europe are going to be affected by the cooler air coming in. prague dropping from 32 down to 22. 35 in warsaw coming down to a fairly cool 20 degrees. here's your extended forecast. . >>> we have breaking news the diplomatic divisions between the u.s
their kids go to school. we'll see why it is so popular in louisiana and the attorney general is seeing it never happens. >> and asking the state of the florida to cover the legal fees. why is that a real possibility despite the controversy despite his case. >> we are hearing a rodeo clown when he mocked president obama and why he found the controversy so surprising. >> i had someone threat eping me over. the clown bit has been around for generations and i didn't think anymore of it with what we did 10, 15, 5 years ago and we did it with bush and ronald reagan and clinton. let's play: [ all ] who's new in the fridge! i help support bones... [ ding! ] ...the immune system... [ ding! ] ...heart health... [ ding! ] ...and muscles. [ ding! ] that can only be ensure complete! [ female announcer ] the four-in-one nutrition of ensure complete. a simple choice to help u eat right. [ major nutrition ] nutrition in charge. ♪ [ male announcer ] bob's heart attack didn't come with a warning. today his doctor has him on a bayer aspirin regimen to help reduce the risk of another one. if you've had
, with 10 million tuning in for the finale. their hometown is west monroe, louisiana. >> the show is a very effective sitcom. they managed to create a patina of authenticity around a show that i see very carefully shaped into a very familiar format. >> unlike the clampetts are they not only real people, but they still live in their hometown. one official tour invites people to duck into the city of monroe and follow the beards. the famously enkempt facial hair, i even felt bare when i met willie robertson this year. luckily the show is so popular, there's an app. for that. there is a dark side to this bayou business. many in hollywood's more traditional scripted tv comedies and drama see "duck dynasty" as a threat and an example of how tv entertainment is being dumbed down to the lowe common denominator. >> what we're seeing is there are all kinds of viewers watching some of these shows for different reasons. some watch them because they relate to the characters, and some people watch it to feel superior to the characters. the truth is for a & e's purposes, it doesn't matter why they watch,
sboog florida and into georgia. as we get through saturday, we see it spread back to louisiana and mississippi. notice toward the mid-atlantic, the moisture and chance for showers, nothing like the south. either way, the clouds are moving in. heavy rain toward texas. still raining in the southeast. we are talking about the combination bringing eight inches of rain that have been soaked. >> the rain is really stuck there in the southeast. >> this unbelievable amount of rain. this summer, we have seen way over, 10 to 15 inches over. >> how many inches of rain have they seen? >> every place is different but some ten to 15. >> thank you. >>> kind of good news/bad news. it's a deal for the believers convinced we are not alone on the universe. do you believe this? >> yeah. >> the cia is officially acknowledging the existence of super secret area 51. the documents include a map of the location in the nevada desert. would you go, berman? >> mm-hmm. >> you would? >> mm-hmm. >> they said it's a testing sight for surveillance during the cold war. >> you believe that? >> i do. >> if they a
in russia banned the so-called propagand propagandizing. >> appreciate it. thank you. >> deep in louisiana's cajun country is a community that is being swallowed by a massive sinkhole formed a year ago. >> reporter: for people who haven't seen this bea bayou, its beautiful. >> it burnt your nose. it burnt your throat. it was horrible. >> reporter: natural gas and crude oil was swirling around. >> it was may 30, 2012, that dennis and his wife floating down the bayou noticed something they had never seen. these bubbles coming straight up from under the water. natural gas, and then to the left, 500 feet down this bayou, a sinkhole was forming. >> reporter: what used to be a beautiful marsh was now being sucked into the depths of the earth. the swamp was upside down. >> the trees were just bobbing. >> reporter: last summer scientists around the world state and federal regulators arrived. assumption parish ordered evacuation of the 350 residents, while officials tried to figure out exactly what was happening. >> to our knowledge it has never happened anywhere in the world. this is an unpreceden
in florida. doctors had been treating him with an experimental drug. >>> investigators in louisiana say an 8-year-old boy shot and killed his 87-year-old caregiver after playing a violent video game. police say the boy was playing qunt grand theft auto 4" just minutes before he grabbed a gun in the home and then shot her. the child told police it was an accident. he will not face any charges. under louisiana law the child under 10 is exempt from criminal responsibility. >>> amanda knox will not return to italy for retrial in the 2007 death of her british roommate. that's what a spokesman for the family says. italy's supreme court plans to retry the case this fall. the court says the jury that acquitted knox two years ago didn't consider all of the evidence. it is still possible italy could request knox's extradition from the u.s. >>> new york's attorney general is suing donald trump for millions, claiming he scammed students at his for-profit investment school approximately hear the skaitding accusations and the billionaire's angry response. >>> plus, nunn teams are on the ground in syria in
into a sinkhole beneath a louisiana bayou. water rushing down beneath the trees like a drain. >> makes you wonder how does something like this happen and could it happen near you? abc's matt gutman went in search of answers. >> they're moving. they're moving, john. >> reporter: this is not an optical illusion. a standard tree, seemingly, melting into the swamp in bayou corridor, louisiana, being swallowed into a massive sinkhole, sucking everything down with it. watch the trees again -- dipping slowly at first then quickly vanishing into the hole. scientists say more than a football field deep. the sinkhole near an old salt line. workers using water to dissolve and pump out the salt. eye vently they pumped out enough to give the ground way. and the earth moves into the cavern causing ever growing sinkholes above. >> it will continue to grow where it finds a point where it can support itself. >> reporter: the sinkhole appeared a year ago. 150 household were evacuated. now the state is suing the company that mined the salt. but sink holes are common. and often occur naturally. this one in downtown
in louisiana. 100 homes in that area are evacuated. >> a land implosion in california went terribly wrong, injuring five people. >> all that -- >> tiger woods cruises on to a fifth win of the year, eighth overall, at the bridgestone invitational. >> that was the only way i was going to lead my team from a loss season to a championship. >> and all that matters. >> i would urge the president not to go forward with the bilateral meeting next month. that would give putin the kind of respect he doesn't deserve. >> for once bob, i agree with chuck schumer. >> on "cbs this morning." >> an squirrel. >> had to be forcibly removed. >> psychotic. >> yes, he is. i'm telling you, they're possessed. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." good morning and welcome back. >> thank you. we have intelligence agencies on high alert this morning. >> in 19 middle east and african nations remain closed this morning, staying closed until saturday. >> scrambling to uncover the details of an al qaeda plan that could spark the most serious terror attack in years. bob orr is in washington. bob,
? >> jesse! jesse! >> legend holds a man eating monster stalks the waters of louisiana's bayou. to learn more, a shrimp boat crew joined a team from louisiana state university to track a vicious species of freshwater shark. >> i've been shot. i've been stabbed. i've been run over. but i have never been scared like i am right now to get in this water. >> that's blimp, a shrimper who fished the water all his life. plunging into the depths of danger below. >> within no time. blimp is surrounded. >> i got to be crazy. >> something strange happens. all of the sharks around the cage flee. an even larger predator emerges from the depths. >> i see one coming up. a nice one. the biggest one yet. >> using new cameras including a robotic shark-cam. >> let's go! >> discovery channel follows the legend. not just underwater. but through the tales of the storied bayous. >> that's what they're calling it down here. the voodoo shark. >> linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> sharks weren't scary enough. now we have a voodoo shark. doubly scary. >> creepy. >> celebrating shark week. little quiz. tai, play along.
. >> a train carrying hazardous materials derails in louisiana forcing the evacuation of 100 homes. one person went to the hospital complaining of eye irritation. more than 20 cars went off the tracks near lawtell, about 60 miles west of baton rouge. two cars of the train were leaking. one of them is leaking sodium hydroxide, which can cause injuries or even death if it is inhaled or touches the skin. the other is leaking lube oil. >> new york police say an officer shot and killed a 14-year-old boy -- who had shot at another person. n-y-p-d says the officer fired only after the teen did not drop his weapon when asked. the teen, identified as shaaliver douse, was hit in the jaw. he died at the scene. the officer was hired in january and was patrolling a so-called "impact" area, which means it has high crime rates. the investigation is >> closing arguments in the trial of reputed boston mob boss james "whitey" bulger are set to begin today. bulger erupted during proceedings friday, angrily addressing the judge and calling his murder trial "a sham." during the trial, jurors have heard from some 7
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, louisiana, basically sending cops out to try and trap gays. kim's a member of the american political science association. i'm sure there's a lot of resistance about having meetings in louisiana because of this. we're all, in aa way, struggling with this issue all along. russia has taken a step back so far that it's really outrageous. i have many gay friends and others, germans, french and others who regularly go to try and march in the gay pride parade in moscow. they've been beaten up and hammered down. you hope societies eventually change, by focusinging ining a spotlight on this. >> hopefully the olympics will bring tolerance to the picture. thank you so much professor kim martin and steve clemons. >> thank you, karen. >>> rush limbaugh can't possibly believe oprah was a victim of racism. that absurdy is coming up next. my goal was to take an idea and make it happen. i'm janet long and i formed my toffee company through legalzoom. i never really thought i would make money doing what i love. [ robert ] we created legalzoom to help people start their business and launch their dreams. go to
. alaska, rhode island, new hampshire, and hawaii got as. getting fs: texas, louisiana, indiana and oklahoma where this hidden video caught a nursing assistant shoving a glove in a woman's mouth. in ohio, which lacks staff, video caught a fair giver fling ago senior on to her bed. >> state officials need to hold nursing homes accountable and nursing homes need to hold themselves accountable and step up and start providing better care. >> reporter: according to the report, just seven state provided nursing home residents with more than one hour of professional nursing care daily. states that did the best had larger and more experienced staff. >> i was wondering if you could explain your actions on that videotape. >> reporter: we tried to speak to minnie graham's nursing aides, they declined. both were fired and arrested. their cases are still spending. ed for minnie graham, she died within weeks of this video. >> she just gave up on life. she didn't want to live anymore. and then to be treated like that in her last days, you know -- >> reporter: advocates for the elderly say impr
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the country. i think i share many of the views i read governor bobbie jindli has made history in louisiana since martin luther king made that speech years ago about being judged by the content of our character and not the color of our skin. >> you have been active making sure military men and women overseas during elections that their vote counts. can you update us on that? >> i worked with senator chuck schumer which i disagree on most things on, but we agree on this. i think this is something people ought to be happy about that we are making great progress. i was deeply disturbed to see how many military voters deployed overseas were disenfranchised by the archaic and cumbersome process. we made great progress, but we need additional improvements to make sure our efforts at the national level aren't thwarted by people dragging their feet at the state level. we are working on mu legislation to build on what we have done in the past. >> we followed that and we want you to keep us updated on that. i want to give you a chance to respond to criticism on a couple of points. the issue about oba
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derailed in louisiana forcing the evacuation of nearly 100 homes. more than 20 cars went off the track in the town of lawtell 50 miles west of baton rouge. one is leaking sodium hydroxide if it is inhaled or touches your sin skin it can be deadly. they are not picking up any traces of chemicals in the air. >> an arrest has been made in the hit and run a
, beside west virginia and louisiana is in the bottom half of education spending per student. so is it time for an amicable break up, a nice break up, but a breakup indeed. chuck thomson has wondered the same thing. he went to the south and did some research, the result, a hilarious book about folks that he says may be holding our country back. the book is called "better off without them, a northern manifest toe for southern secession." chuck, thanks for being here. your book is terrific. in the very beginning of the book, you say you find yourself shouting: >> so, first and foremost, chuck, tell us how you really feel about the south. >> i really feel about that passage, which is probably the most quoted from the entire book is that hyperbole is an interesting literary device and a grabber. a lot of people have assumed that that is what the entire book is about. thanks for having me on and having read at least past the first pang so you know there's a little more to it and spleen and rage and venom, of which i have a decent amount, but i think a lot of americans do on both the north and so
was president and it was right before monroe left to go to france to negotiate what became the louisiana purchase. he wrote, monroe has a fine feeling. he cannot stand to be from his wife, so he is taking her with him. that was pretty much their attitude. he was devoted to family, as well. that is really what they wanted to do. if they had their choice of how they would spend their time, it would be with their family. >> this program is interactive. we invite your phone calls. you can reach us at -- let me turn to a facebook poster. "we have heard elizabeth monroe did not like being first lady." >> she did not like the public parts of it. she married james monroe when she was a member of the continental congress. through their entire adult life, he was in one public office or the other. she was very much used to him being a public figure, being the governor of virginia, being abroad as a minister of the united states serving as secretary of state. to go to the white house was not anything that unusual. it was not anything unexpected. people had talked about monroe being president for yea
in rural louisiana ended. >> today, i manned up and tried to accept responsibility for the error of my ways. >> we have to promote a plan for the future. >> the rnc is kicking off its summer mission. >> what do we expect to hear from them. >> the party that gets on television and puts a smile on your face. >> they will hear from gingrich today. >> the ability to repeat the lesson you don't understand. >> we haven't won a presidential race in 24 years. >> where did the airplane actually crash? >> the massive u.s. cargo plane crash. >> it is already a very busy morning, lots of breaking news, but we begin with the violence in cairo. >>> egyptian security forces killed at least 200 people today in a crackdown against protesters supporting the ousted president, mohammed morsi. many more are wounded and more than 2,000 injured. there is a government-enforced curfew in cairo. and ten of egypt's parliament -- they declared a one-month state of emergency suspending the right of trial or due process. secretary of state journey kerry condemned the violence. >> the path to violence leads only to great
act and 1965 voting rights act. ahead, we'll focus on a louisiana group heading to the mlk festivities. >> we're going to take a closer look at what brad my manning is asking for and how the military is responding to the request. >> how bad is the leak at the nuclear power plant in japan. >> ryan braun breaks his silence and finally comes clean about being dirty. coming up, in aljazeera sports. conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovrjs our -- >> our news coverage reveal more of america's stories. this is the 900-page document we call obamacare. my staff has read the entire thing. can congress say the same? hi, my name is jonathan betz, and i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. i started in a small television station in rural arkansas. it's a part of the country t
and pastors from louisiana is one of the many making the journey by bus. aljazeera's robert ray joins us for the ride from tallahassee, florida. >> in the middle of the night in new orleans, students, pastors and community organizers prayed. >> let us bow our heads in prayer. >> heading to the capitol for the anniversary of the civil rights march on washington and martin luther king, jr.'s historic i have a dream speech. this group of 60 took to the road, singing, rejoicing and reflecting. "we shall overcome someday ♪ >> a stop at a church in tallahassee, florida, they talked about community organizing, civil rights and how things have changed in america. >> what martin luther king was talking about is not civil rights fours, it's civil rights, period, for humanity. >> raymond henry served in afghanistan and iraq, now he's a senior at southern university in new orleans. he says there's been progress, but he believes that there is a disconnect among races, a barrier that still exists. >> we've got a bus right now loaded full of all african-americans. i think that's the problem. if i got
's a special effect but this is as real as it gets. >> going all in. wow. this happened in the louisiana bayou. the sink hole was discovered last august and been growing since. the video shot by director of homeland security. john, your video is incredible. you shot it with an iphone, 3.8 million people have viewed it since posted on wednesday. take us through what is happening, you are standing there and wow? >> we were at the site earlier that afternoon. that is what we call a burp on the sink hole where debris and hydro carbon came up and we were following up late that afternoon on that burp, and we saw indications that we were going to have a slough in and i happened to have my phone with me, and i shot that video. >> ever see anything like this before? >> i have. this is not the first time i saw it slough in. it was the first time i was able to video it, and it gave me the indications that it was going to happen, to have my iphone ready. so i've seen it before but this is the first time i caught it on video. >> how big is this now? >> it's, my estimate it was 24 acres before this active t
in florida since 1846. >> bill: wow. >> missouri and louisiana also provide upon acquittal reimbursement. >> bill: just three states? >> um. >>um okay. finally, this is a terrible story, we are sorry we have to report this in the united states but it happens. in montana, a high school teacher rapes a 14-year-old, all right? 14-year-old subsequently commits suicide. her mother says that it was partially due, maybe mostly due to this terrible thing ... with that why? >> i disagree entirely. i think what we should do right now is to have a sustained air campaign that tilts the balance, alters the course of the war. right now, what assad has over the rebels is the support of iran, of russia, he has the shock troops from hezbollah, he has got air power and he has got a feckless west. we can remove air power without a huge campaign, it can be done without flying any airplanes over syria. general keen is outlying a plan where you take the six major air bases and with airplanes that are not flying in syrian airspace, would stand off missiles and navel missiles, you make those six air assets unus
that you have been covering, led a strike in june. we spoke with a walmart worker from louisiana who participated. worked in the store 1102. we went on an unfair labor strike in early june. and we came back from our strike, we were both fired for going on strike. they told us, we missed a certain amount of days -- which were the days we went on strike. that was the reason for them firing us. actually against the law for them to fire us ribbeck we told them about it. at the time they said, they don't recognize our strike and that is why they were terminating -- terminating us. >> it is a union backed nonunion group for walmart. what he is describing is the greatest wave of retaliation against workers by walmart who are organizing that we have seen at least since 2005. there are 60 workers who went on strike last month who have been .isciplined in some way it represents a major threat. we have seen is workers attempted to defend workers who allegedly retaliated with more collective action. on friday night for the big strike wave starting this week, we saw workers at ominous walk worker
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